Internet in Education Workshop Outline
I. Introduction to the Internet
A. Address Bar, Menu Bar, Navigation
B. Search Engines
1. Go to http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~apeter/ and use the 6 search engines at the top to do a search for a generalized math topic. Note how many hits each site gets. Save any good sites to favorites.
2. Refocus the search by using mathtopic+additional parameter.
II. Assessment Sites
A. Go to http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~erfoss/assessment_sites.htm and look through the assessment sites listed.
B. Go to http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~apeter/assessment.htm and check out some more assessment sites.
III. Lesson Plans
A. Go to http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~apeter/ and choose a search engine (or choose your own favorite).
B. Do a search of yoursubject+lesson plans. Save any good ones as favorites. Print out two of them.
IV. Scavenger Hunts
A. Introduce Scavenger Hunts
B. Go to http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~erfoss/Scavenger%20Hunt.htm and complete the Math Resources Scavenger
C. Go to http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~apeter/scavenger_hunts.htm and try some of the scavenger hunts listed.
D. Go to a search engine and do a search on yoursubject+scavenger hunt. Save any good ones to favorites.
A. Introduce WebQuests
B. Go to http://www.spa3.k12.sc.us/house.html and read through this Linear Regression WebQuest
C. Go to http://www.lr.k12.nj.us/site/cherokee/library/webquest/birnbohm/geometry/geometry.htm and read the WebQuest on 3D Geometry.